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‘How to Write a Great Speech’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled How to Write a Great Speech and the theme of public speaking. Students learn vocabulary related to public speaking, talk about public speaking, predict the content of a short video, watch a short video, complete notes about a short video, analyse a short video, […]

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‘Kid Reporter’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled Kid Reporter and the theme of journalism. Students learn vocabulary related to journalism, talk about journalism, watch a short video, answer comprehension questions, perform a roleplay, analyse a short video and reflect on the lesson.     Language level: Pre-intermediate (A2) – Intermediate (B1) […]

‘How to Be an Interesting Person’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video titled How to Be an Interesting Person and the themes of personality traits and being an interesting person. Students talk about personality traits, watch a short video, answer comprehension questions, analyse a short video, perform a roleplay and reflect on the lesson.   Language level: […]

‘The Terminal’ Extensive Viewing Guide

An 47-page Extensive Viewing guide to the critically acclaimed film The Terminal starring Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Stanley Tucci for English language students who want to learn English through watching films. The guide will help students improve their English vocabulary, listening comprehension, pronunciation and speaking. The viewing guide includes: • Viewing recommendations • A film […]

‘Perseverance’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film and the theme of perseverance. Students talk about perseverance, come up with vocabulary to describe physical appearance, describe a person in a photo, predict the content of a short film, write a narrative, watch a short film, analyse a short film, perform a roleplay and […]

‘Touchable Memories’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled Touchable Memories and the theme of photos, memories and 3D printers. Students talk about photos, describe a photo which is important to them and describe the memories it brings back, describe the character of five people in a photo, watch a short film and […]

‘Look Up’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film and poem by Gary Turk and the theme of isolation caused by the use of new technology. Students discuss digital technology, predict the content of a short poem and short film, watch a short film with no sound and speculate about the story it tells, […]

‘The Conditioned’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled The Conditioned and the theme of homelessness. Students learn vocabulary related to homelessness, talk about homelessness, describe two photos, write a story, predict the narrative of a short film, watch a short film, analyse a short video, perform a roleplay and reflect on the […]

‘Before Midnight’ Extensive Viewing Guide

An 63-page Extensive Viewing guide to the Oscar-nominated film Before Midnight starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy for English language students who want to learn English through watching films. The guide will help students improve their English vocabulary, listening comprehension, pronunciation and speaking. The viewing guide includes: • Viewing recommendations • A film synopsis with a […]

‘The Alphabet of Illiteracy’ Lesson Plan

This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short video and the themes of education, literacy and global issues. Students talk about education, discuss problems related to illiteracy, practise vocabulary related to illiteracy, watch a short video, read a transcript, analyse a short video, and reflect on the lesson.     Language level: Intermediate (B1) […]